News & Events

The News Archive contains summaries of news stories about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

UCSB Reads 2013 Kicks Off This Thursday

University leaders will distribute free copies of this year's UCSB Reads books to students in Davidson Library this Thursday, January 10 at 10am.

History Affiliates Lecture Thursday on the Emancipation Proclamation

There will be a lecture on Thursday commemoratig the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, offered in conjunction with the exhibit currently on view in Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Davidson Library.

Picturing Community Poster Exhibit from California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives on View Now

Currently on view on the main floor of Davidson Library is Picturing Community: Posters, Photography, and Poetry from the Kearny Street Workshop Archives.

Library Receives $239K to Catalog Historic Sound Recordings

The UCSB Library just received $239,600 from the Mellon-funded "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program" administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).

Winter Recess Hours in Effect Through Jan. 6

Winter recess hours are in effect through Sunday, January 6. Regular hours resume on Monday, January 7.
Library Services

Lincoln Comes to Life in Special Collections

Did you see the movie "Lincoln" and want to know more about our 16th president? Check out our Special Collections.

Library Closed: Dec. 23 - Jan. 1

The library, including our overnight study service, will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Thank you Undie Runners

The Library would like to thank Evan Hynes, Director of the UCSB chapter of the Undie Run, and students who participated last night in the Undie Run, for redirecting the gathering to Storke Plaza.

Cookie Monster Sighting in the Library

The Library invited Cookie Monster into Davidson during Dead Week to distribute free cookies, granola bars, and scantrons to stressed-out students in need of some cheer.

Flu Shots in the Library (Dec. 5, 2012)

Student Health and the Library are collaborating to offer flu shots in the library. Read more for details.